December 8th, 2008

Higher Ed, Higher Costs
Part 1 - Paying for College, Drowning in Debt

This program was made by possible by support from the Annenberg, The Eli and Edythe Broad, Bill & Melinda Gates, William and Flora Hewlett and Wallace Foundations.

This two-part series examines how the nation’s public universities and its students are faring amid the economic downturn rising costs of higher ed.

In part 1, we talk with 3 students who tell us how they are paying for college and planning for their (indebted) futures. We also hear from a recent graduate who’s struggling to make the minimum monthly payments on her $67,000 loan.

(Originally aired December 8, 2008)

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